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CNET News: Sun Criticizes Popular Open-Source License

Apr 06, 2005, 13:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Sun Microsystems President Jonathan Schwartz on Tuesday proclaimed ardent support for the open-source software realm but criticized the General Public License, a widely used foundation of the programming movement.

"The GPL governs Linux and countless other projects in the free and open-source software arena. But a key tenet of the license creates a situation that amounts to economic imperialism, Schwartz argued at the Open Source Business Conference here..."

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